2023 NoVAGO Spring Picnic

On Saturday, May 6th 2023 from 10am-3pm, NoVAGO held their annual Spring Picnic.  This year the location was at the quite spacious James S. Long Regional Park in Haymarket VA.  The park was beautiful and the pavilion was HUGE. Plenty of room with tables to sit at and stage the massive buffet of munchies. Cherokee3 was our lucky host this year and did an amazing job monitoring the cache page and updating the schedule, food list and parking situation. We got quite lucky with the weather today which can be challenging in Northern VA.  Sunny, a little breezy with light … Continue reading

And the 2018 Cache Awards Winners are…

  Despite the rain many NoVAGO members flocked to Sundays Yo Momma Says Clean Up Moore CITO at Claude Moore Park and NoVAGO 2019 Evento de Primavera del Cinco de Mayo Spring event and 2018 Awards Ceremony. Many thanks to the dedicated geocachers who showed up in rain gear to slosh around the park cleaning and to everyone who participated in our annual picnic festivities.  We had 50 names signed on today’s picnic log, but I guarantee there was more than that number of folks crowded under that little pavilion.  Also a special shout out to grill master DePhogration who … Continue reading

Cache Award Winners: Swag

Did you or your cache win an annual NoVAGO cache award? Were you or your cache nominated? If so, find your profile or cache page swag below: 2008 Award Winners <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/novago_award-300×125.png></center> 2009 Award Winners <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2009_novago_award.png></center> 2010 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2010winner.gif></center> <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2010nominee.gif></center> 2011 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2011winner.gif></center> <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2011nominee.gif></center> 2012 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2012winner.gif></center> <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2012nominee.gif></center> 2013 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2013winner.gif></center> <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2013nominee.gif></center> 2014 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/NoVAGO-Cache-Winner-Final-Web-172×300.jpg></center> <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/novago_nominee-300×225.jpg></center> 2015 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2015winner-300×272.jpg></center> <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Cache-Award-Nominee-2015-300×249.jpg></center> 2016 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/NoVAGO-Award-Winner-2016-10-yr.jpg></center> <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/NOMINEE-300×176.png></center> 2017 Award Winners and Nominees <center><img src=https://www.novago.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/NoVAGO-Cache-Award-Winner-2017-1-300×300.jpg></center> … Continue reading

And the 2016 Cache Awards Winners are…

The rains stopped, the sun rose, and NoVAGO members flocked to Sundays ¡No Bull! ¡Pick that up! CITO and Bull Run Bonanza Returns events.  Thanks to everyone who helped out and attended to make this Spring event a success.  We look forward to seeing everyone again in the fall! HERE ARE THE 2016 NoVAGO CACHE AWARD WINNERS: Best Theme/Series Toponaut by Serrabou (12 caches) Best Kids Cache The Royal Order of the Holy Mackerel* by CWillyPngn Most Outstanding Location/Scenery 14 – X Marks the Spot by hooclass2002, rodndor, and reedkickball Most Creative Cache 2016 NoVAGO Murder Mystery #6: DiamondLog by 4everyoungs Most Physically Challenging … Continue reading

2015 Cache Award Winners

On May 7th at the NoVAGO Spring Event the winners of the 2015 NoVAGO Cache Awards were announced and the winners presented with a trackable 2015 Cache Award Winner Geocoin. Winners of the 2015 NoVAGO Cache awards are as follows: Best Theme/Series: Minecraft by Serrabou & Dukester1 Best Kids Cache: The Big Red Caboose by CwillyPnGn Most Outstanding Location/Scenery: Semper Fidelis Memorial Trail by RobbitandPaul Most Creative Cache: HtGSC: Twinkle, Twinkle by zgrav and 4EverYoungs Most Physically Challenging to Find: LR911 Nature Excursion by LawnRescue911 Best Historical: All Aboard! Next Stop, Fairfax Station! by CwillyPnGn Best Camouflage: Minecraft: Sugarcane by … Continue reading

2007 NoVAGO Awards

Cache of the Year Presentations Ahem, and the winners are… Best Theme/Series Be the Genealogist-Final by reedkickball (GC14X8B) Best Kids Cache Farm, Field, and Forest by The VanDucks (GC10BXJ) Best Location Cache Infarmary by Ka-Ching! (GC11J8X) Best Hike If You Want To Run With The Big Dogs…Greyhound by _BBQ_ (GC123T7) Best History Related Cache From the Halls of Montezuma by Blakeley Pirates (GC10A6N) Best Multi-Stage Cache A Walk in the Woods by 2Wheelin (GC13ZDZ) Fox Hunt by zygote2k (GC11027) Best Mystery/Puzzle Cache Be the Genealogist-Final by reedkickball (GC14X8B) Best Letterbox Hybrid Long Black Veil by flyingmoose (GCZZ9M) Best Earthcache Wetlands: … Continue reading

2006 NoVAGO Cache award winners!

Best Kids Cache Chalk-Art Challenge (GCV19F) Best Location Liver River (Liver Fiesta #6) (GCXTFC) Best Hike Troll Treasure (GC103KW) Best Theme The Liver Series by Team KKW Best Name Glimwicket’s Rocky Hillside House of Treats (GCZWXZ) Best History Related Cache “Peanut” Johnson (GCYZEQ) Best Micro Barking Up the Wrong Tree (GCYE4Q) Best Multi-Stage You are the GPS (GCV153) Best Mystery/Puzzle The Geo-Justice League (GCYAYJ) Best Traditional (non-micro) Glimwicket’s Rocky Hillside House of Treats (GCZWXZ) Best Letterbox The Missing (GCV8DM) Best EarthCache Great Falls Earthcache (GCZDA0) Most Creative Cache The Treasure you seek lies not in the box…. (GCY83X) Cache of … Continue reading